2017-04-21 / Local

Claremont briefs

'Tiny Houses of the Northeast'

“Tiny Houses of the Northeast,” a free program presented by Isa Bauer, will be held at 7 p.m.  Tuesday, April 25, at the Fiske Free Library.  The presentation focuses on the basics of planning and owning a small house on wheels — advantages, disadvantages, location, cost etc.

Bauer is the project manager and lead designer from Tiny Houses Northeast, a New England and ypper New York state tiny house design-build business. Bauer earned an M.A. in regional economic and social development with a concentration in sustainable development, including green building materials and construction method research. Bauer has owned a tiny house since she was 19, as do several of the Tiny Houses Northeast team.

The presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer session.

Sponsored by The Friends of the Fiske Free Library.



Steppin’ Up to End Violence 5K Walk and Fun Run
Join Turning Points Network on Saturday, May 6, for the annual Steppin’ Up to End Violence 5K Walk and Fun Run. Sign-in starts at 8:30 a.m., a pre-event rally is at 9:45 a.m., and the walk and fun run begin at 10 a.m. 

This event begins and ends at Claremont Middle School and raises money for Turning Points Network to provide free and confidential services and resources for survivors of domestic and sexual violence and stalking. Dogs are welcome. There is no registration fee and no minimum amount to fundraise.

Along with the 5K route, there is an alternative one-mile loop for those who cannot walk as far but want to participate.

Participants should refrain from using bikes and scooters at the event and if able bring their own reusable water bottles. 

For more information, visit turningpointsnetwork.org or call (603) 543-0155.


Diabetes Support Group meets
A Valley Regional Hospital Diabetes Support Group meets from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tuesday, May 16 at the library at Valley Regional Hospital.

The topic is “Diabetes and Your Feet,” presented by James Wilton, DPM of the New England Peripheral Nerve Center.

For more information, call Virginia Quinn at (603) 543-6914 or send an email to virginia.quinn@vrh.org.





Claremont Community Yard Sale is Saturday, June 17

The Claremont Community Yard Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 17, at the Valley Regional Hospital parking area, 243 Elm St., Dunning Street entrance.

The sale includes 100-plus spots, food vendors and ample parking. The per spot price is $15 for the public and $10 for Valley Regional Hospital employees. Spots are the size of parking spaces.

For reservations or for more information, visit www.vrh.org, send an email to brooke.salls@vrh.org or call (603) 543-5610. The rain date is Sunday, June 18. 


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